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The Secret to DIY Gifts You’re Proud to Give + People Love to Receive

I’m going to go ahead and guess if you are venturing out to give something you made, that you are very confident in the thing you are making.  Whether it be your town-famous pies, dreamy fudge, essential oil blends that strangers on the street stop and ask you about, or spoons you whittle from wood from your backyard–you don’t need me to teach...

6 Bottles of Wine for $29 Shipped (Black Friday Deal) A Great Gift

THIS DEAL SOLD OUT EARLY. I’LL BE SURE TO SHARE IF THEY OFFER IT AGAIN. This is the surprise favorite deal of the year. Six customized bottles of wine for $29 SHIPPED! and last time it sold out fast. There was a deal ALMOST this good a few months ago and Chad and I bought the wine and I shared it on Instagram and SO many...

My Daily Favs: A Gift Guide for Homebodies Like Us

For the past week or so I tried to pay attention to the items I love, need and use so much in my daily life that if they disappeared I’d instantly replace them. Here are my favorite, don’t-want-to-live-without, things: The Celia Tote by Mission Lazarus (I have it in mocha). I’ve used this tote for years, and the color has changed for the better...

Winterize Your Home with Seasonal Supplies and the Five Senses

No matter where you live, if you walk outside you can tell that summer is different than winter. Spring is different than fall. When we lived in Florida instead of snow we got fresh grapefruits. You can pinpoint all the nuanced differences simply by paying attention to your five senses. When it comes to creating a home that’s in keeping with...

The Nest Fest Vendors 2020

Although we had to cancel The Nest Fest this year, we wanted to share the vendors who were planning on coming, fingers crossed we’ll all see each other in 2021! 3 Sisters Threads // Instagram A Cause For Tea // Instagram Aimee Weaver Designs // Instagram Artisan Village Design // Instagram...

My Favorite Books of 2020

Like I’ve done in a few past years, I’m sharing my favorite books that I READ this year, not necessarily books that were released this year. Normally I read a lot of fiction, this year the only fiction I could get through was Jaber Crow by Wendell Berry. Not on this list but if you haven’t read it, you must. Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers:...

Why Our Family Room Looks Like a Hotel Lobby

I’ve been hiding something from you for weeks.  It’s the fact that we ended up with three black sofas in our tiny family room and although it’s unorthodox, weird and breaking a few rules, we don’t hate it. It all started with my big (actually only 80 inches) lady, black velvet sofa, it was the jumping off purchase for our family...

How to Host a Cozy Outdoor Gathering in Four Simple Steps

This year, we’re hosting Thanksgiving in our backyard.   And this year, we’ve used our backyard more than ever. It took a pandemic to make that happen, but I’m so grateful we decided to see our backyard as an extension of our house years ago–it has certainly paid off.  We learned what we wanted in our backyard/outdoor room by hosting with...

For the Person Who Has All The Things

If you love giving great gifts, if you also love clean, timeless design and if you fall hard for great packaging you are going to love the new Jeremiah Brent x Grove Collaborative Collection. There’s never been a more appropriate time to gift beautifully designed functional household items that your people will enjoy and use multiple...

The House is Alive, With the Sound of Music

Over the past few weeks we’ve been working our way through the five senses and what it looks like to incorporate them into our home during the fall and now moving into the winter season.   By now, you know, the power we each have to impact mood, rest, and quality of life, just through what we include, edit out and arrange our home. WOW! ...

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